D'Angelo, Elena

Visiting Fellow

  • Elena D'Angelo
    Sustainable Cycles (SCYCLE)

    Research Interests

    • Fundamental Rights
    • Human Security
    • Transnational Organized Crime


    • MSc in Cooperation, Development and Transnational Markets, Faculty of Political Science, University of Turin (Field research for the master thesis at UNDP – Tehran, Iran)
    • BSc in Media Languages, Faculty of Literature and Philosophy, Catholic University of Sacred Heart of Milan (Erasmus Exchange at the Faculty of Journalism, University Cardenal Herrera of Valencia)
    • European Consortium for Political Research (ECPR), Summer School on Research Methods, Qualitative data analysis: concepts and approaches & introduction to NVivo 10, Ljubljana – Slovenia
    • Academy of European Law, Applying Anti-Discrimination Law, Training course, Trier – Germany
    • UNDP Virtual School, Anti-corruption and Human Development, Online course

    Biographical Statement

    Ms D’Angelo is currently working as a Project Officer within the Emerging Crimes Unit at UNICRI. Her experience at UNICRI covered project and program management related issues and the main aspects of crime prevention and control. Ms D’Angelo has advanced knowledge of English, French and Spanish and is the author and co-author of several publications on the following topics: organized crime, counterfeiting, environmental crimes, data protection, and anti-discrimination, including online hate-speech.

    Before coming to UNICRI, Ms D’Angelo worked with multiple international organizations and NGOs, both at the institutional level and in the field, dealing with development and gender-related issues. Recently, she has joined UNU-ViE SCYCLE as a visiting fellow and is involved in the coordination and research activities of the EU funded project DOTCOM on transnational waste crimes.